ATLANTA (WAOK)-Plans for the location of the new Falcons Stadium may have to be revamped if a deal isn’t made soon. Friendship Baptist Church has rejected the city’s $15.5 million dollar offer, and is repeatedly […]
SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue […]
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia officials say they’re taking a closer look at having state taxpayers pay a larger upfront share to begin deepening the waterway to the bustling Port of Savannah. The nation’s fourth […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed praised the city of Atlanta for hosting men’s basketball championships for all three divisions of the NCAA. The mayor said Tuesday that a preliminary review shows about 100,000 visitors […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta City Council has voted to approve a financing plan to build a new stadium in downtown Atlanta. City Council Monday voted 11-4 to approve using city hotel-motel tax revenue to […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say financing terms have been reached for the Atlanta Falcons’ $1 billion stadium proposal, keeping the team’s home games in the city’s downtown. The City Council must now vote on the […]
The Fulton County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that residents at the homeless shelter where Occupy Atlanta has been occupying have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis.
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) — Atlanta’s mayor is now dealing with the wrath of the Tea Party. Atlanta Tea Party co-founder Julianne Thompson is calling out Mayor Kasim Reed, saying he was implicitly encouraging “Occupy Atlanta” through his […]
Fifty-three Occupy Atlanta protestors were taken into custody early Wednesday morning in Woodruff Park, nearly a day after revoking an executive clause that had allowed the protestors to camp overnight, citing safety and financial concerns.
Amid rising costs to keep law enforcement present in and around Woodruff Park, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has urged an end to the Occupy Atlanta movement.